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Trystan Stuart Gwyn Magnuson (born June 6, 1985) is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher.

Trystan Magnuson
Trystan Magnuson on May 12, 2008.jpg
Magnuson pitching for the Lansing Lugnuts, single-A affiliates of the Toronto Blue Jays, in 2008
Born: (1985-06-06) June 6, 1985 (age 34)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 17, 2011, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
August 15, 2011, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record0-0
Earned run average6.14
Trystan Magnuson
Medal record
Men's Baseball
Representing  Canada
Baseball World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Nettuno National team

He was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays with the 56th pick in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft from the University of Louisville. He played in the minor leagues with the Blue Jays until being traded to the Oakland Athletics along with Daniel Farquhar for Rajai Davis after the 2010 season.[1] Magnuson made his major league debut on May 17, 2011, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He threw 1 inning and didn't give up a run. He was traded back to Toronto for cash considerations on November 4, 2011.

Magnuson started the 2013 season with the Blue Jays' Double-A affiliate New Hampshire Fisher Cats. He was released on May 7, 2013.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the nephew of the late National Hockey League defenseman Keith Magnuson.

Magnuson graduated with his Master's in Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2014 and now works as a mechanical engineer in the automotive industry.


  1. ^ "A's trade Rajai Davis to Jays for 2 relievers". 2010-11-18.
  2. ^ "Recent news on Trystan Magnuson". Retrieved May 7, 2013.

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